In this must-see video, Crockford meticulously outlined the history and the cost of painfully slow, still inconsistent, security-blind and pork-laden standardization processes. After stating:
The only thing worse
than where we were
is where we are.
he reached what will certainly be a disturbing conclusion for many “standards” advocates:
As counterintuitive as it may seem, for the web to move forward is what we need a new Browser War?